Brooke Burchard is a mental health therapist in La Clinica’s school-based health centers. She sees patients at Mae Richardson Elementary and Rogue Primary schools in Central Point. Brooke joined the La Clinica team in August 2022.
She has a master’s degree in clinical mental health counseling from Southern Oregon University and a bachelor’s degree in psychology from the University of California, Santa Cruz. During graduate school, Brooke interned as a therapist at Yreka High School in Yreka, California. She also has worked as a therapist on the Options for Southern Oregon children’s team, working in elementary and middle schools in Grants Pass.
“I love being able to be in schools giving kids and families support,” she said.
In focusing on her patients, Brooke likes to work alongside them, building a trusting, safe environment that leads to a strong therapeutic relationship.
“I know therapy can be intimidating for everyone, so my goal is to make my patients feel comfortable,” she said.
Brooke was born in San Jose, California, and raised in a small town nearby called Hollister. She moved to Oregon in 2019. She lives in the Medford area with her husband, dog, and two cats. She enjoys reading, art, and playing video games.